News for August 2016

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Maritime Law Commitee Blog Post

August 25, 2016 Committees

The split within the sections of the Eastern District over the availability of punitive damages in favor of Jones Act seamen against non-employer third parties widened in March when Judge Zainey permitted plaintiffs to bring such a cause of action ag… Read More »

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Fatherly Advice...

August 16, 2016 Committees

Two years ago, I received a phone call from my dad which was unlike any other call I had ever received from him.  My dad called me to express his disappointment that, earlier in the day, a Richmond County grand jury decided not to indict Officer… Read More »

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Proving (and Disproving) Damages in a Business Case CLE

August 11, 2016 Committees

A review of quantifying damages in business cases with a focus on cases involving new businesses, lost profits, minority shareholder interests, and punitive damages was the topic of the CLE held by NOBA's Business Law Committee on Thursday, Augus… Read More »

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Worker's Compensation Committee Blog Post

August 9, 2016 Committees

“Don’t Settle with Terrorists”   “Don’t negotiate with terrorists.”  Easy enough for a politician to say – but have they ever practiced Workers Compensation law? Sometimes, we all feel like we a… Read More »

Bankruptcy Liquidation and Litigation Trusts CLE Photo

Bankruptcy Liquidation and Litigation Trusts CLE

August 4, 2016 Committees

The Bankrupcty Committee held a CLE presentation regarding issues related to post-bankruptcy liquidation and litigation trusts and practice tips and pointers regarding drafting trust agreements and IRS regulations regarding liquidating trusts, and a … Read More »

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